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Although the Capitol Complex is open to the public the Department of State is not open for visitors to enter NOB offices. Those constituents who wish to drop of materials for the Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations or the Bureau of Elections should be advised to utilize the drop box across the street at the entrance of the Keystone Complex.

Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs staff are continuing to process applications as quickly as possible during this emergency. In order to increase the number of health care providers to respond to the COVID-19 emergency, the Governor has suspended certain licensing provisions. Due to the public health risk surrounding the Coronavirus, we are currently unable to accept walk-in customers and phone calls. For all inquiries, please utilize the email addresses found on the Board Contact Information webpage.

The processing of licenses and permits for health care practitioners continues to be a priority. Please refer to to check the status of a license or permit.

For more details visit:

Boards & Commissions

Toll Free: 1-833-DOS-BPOA (1-833-367-2762)
Professional Licensure Guides & Timelines

Contact the board by putting in a support ticket here



Auctioneer Examiners

Barber Examiners

Certified Real Estate Appraisers



Crane Operators


Engineers, Land Surveyors, Geologists

Funeral Directors

Landscape Architects

Massage Therapy


Navigation Commission


Nursing Home Administrators

Occupational Therapy


Osteopathic Medicine


Physical Therapy



Real Estate Commission

Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Professional Counselors

Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Vehicle Manufacturers, Dealers & Salespersons

Veterinary Medicine

Please note that neither the Board/Commission, nor its staff or counsel, are permitted to provide legal advice or advisory opinions, including interpretations of the law or regulations, or any indication as to how the Board would vote on any given case or scenario.  You are invited to contact a private attorney or professional organization for advice or guidance.